Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong marshalled the back line for Udinese in the Serie A on Sunday.
The intelligent central defender put in full shift for Udinese who lost 1-0 to Fiorentina at the Artemio Franchi.
Nikola Milenkovic netted the solitary goal of the match on 72 minutes in Firenze.
Tottenham Academy product William Troost-Ekong numbers FC Groningen in the Netherlands, Gent in Belgium, Haugesund in Norway and Bursaspor in Turkey as his former clubs.
Troost-Ekong went on to play all the entire minutes for Nigeria at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.